• Assistive Technology at the Los Angeles Expo
    LOS ANGELES
    February 23 - 25, 2018
    Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall A
    New Hours: Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 11am-5pm | Sun 11am-4pm

Assistive Technology Showcase:
Interact with Tomorrow's Technology Today

Here's what we did in 2017. Stay tuned for 2018!

Please check back three months
before the Expo for the new schedule.

Ability Tools and TaskThe Abilities Expo AT Showcase, co-sponsored by Ability Tools and Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK), is your chance to explore how assistive technology can help you or your loved ones bridge the gap between ability and disability!
Ability Tools, formerly the AT Network, provides a variety of services for Californians of all ages with disabilities including: AT exchange marketplace, device lending libraries, financial loan program for AT and information & referrals.
TASK is a nonprofit organization that specializes in special education and assistive technology support for the families of children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them.
Below are just some of the exciting tech that you will find at the AT Showcase. Stop by Booth #437 to interact with:

Communication
Computer Access
Hearing
Learning, Cognition and Developmental
Mobility
Vision

Communication

For an individual with communication disabilities, devices which can help them more fully participate in their social environments are priceless.

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Computer Access

Alternative methods of using computers

It's IT with a little help from AT! Learn about the alternate methods of operating computers including the latest accessible software, special keyboards, adaptive mice, voice input and more.

Adaptive Computer Devices

  • Large Print Keyboard/Big Keys LX Keyboard
  • Ergonomic Kensington Expert Mouse/Kid Trackball Mouse
  • Switch
  • Head Mouse or Eye Tracking
  • Microphone Headset
  • Joystick

Laptop with Demo Software

  • JAWS / NVDA (screen reading)
  • Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Read & Write Gold
  • ZoomText (magnification)
  • Clicker (on-screen keyboard)

Tablets and Touchscreen Devices

Accessible Tablets
  • iPad with case
  • iPod Touch with case
  • Google Nexus Tablet with case

Hearing

Come and test ingenious devices which can help connect you with the hearing world.

  • UbiDuo Face to Face Communicator
  • Pocketalker

Learning, Cognition and Developmental

These devices make learning possible for people with special needs.

  • Franklin Language Master
  • Several writing pens/pencils grips
  • Intellikeys USB Keyboard with keyguard

Mobility, Daily Living Aides, Recreation

Mobility

Whether you are transferring from your car, reading your tablet or playing cards, equipment make life a little easier.

  • Mount for a tablet screen (Mount to table)
  • Transfer Aid (Vehicle modification and transportation)
  • Key Chain Grip
  • Reacher/Grabber

Vision

Vision Accessibility

Why let low vision stand in the way of doing the things you want to do? Take advantage of assistive technologies which help to bring your environment into focus.

  • Victor Reader Stream
  • Handheld Magnifier
  • Portable Video Magnifier
  • Pocket Magnifier

Come and test drive this technology for yourself!

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